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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6930

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-09-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2062 2003-05-27
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Linda Moody 9744267 lmoody@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6930 Research Seminar in Hospice and Palliative Care

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    RES SEM HOSPICE/PALL CARE
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    none

    Corequisites

    none

    Course Description

    Focus on analysis of contemporary research issues in palliative care and end of life with special emphasis on design, sampling, statistical analysis and measurement problems common to research in the area.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

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    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    x

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

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    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

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  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Identify common bioethical issues related to research of patients and caregivers receiving hospice care.2. Analyze common problems in design specific to intervention studies in palliative and end of life care.3. Apply appropriate statistical strategies related to sampling and power analysis.4. Identify common measures used in palliative care and end of life research.5. Identify strategies for overcoming problems related to data collection and analysis.6. Critique major studies in the field of palliative care and end of life research.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Identify common bioethical issues related to research of patients and caregivers receiving hospice care.2. Analyze common problems in design specific to intervention studies in palliative and end of life care.3. Apply appropriate statistical strategies related to sampling and power analysis.4. Identify common measures used in palliative care and end of life research.5. Identify strategies for overcoming problems related to data collection and analysis.6. Critique major studies in the field of palliative care and end of life research.

    C. Major Topics

    Bioethical issue related to conducting research at the end of life Methodological Issues in conducting research at the end of life Analysis of selected studies

    D. Textbooks

    SELECTED REFERENCES American Psychological Association (1996). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (4th ed.). Washington, D.C.: Author. Available from the HSC Bookstore. Selected readings from related research journals:The Hospice JournalThe Journals of GeronotologyNursing ResearchAmerican Journal of Hospice and Palliative CareStatistics in MedicineNew England Journal of Medicine

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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